Travel Guide Upper Austria Long-distance hikes
  • Gewaltiger Ausblick in die Felsarena des Gesäuses
    Gewaltiger Ausblick in die Felsarena des Gesäuses Photo: Stefan Leitner
  • Gesäuse Hüttenrundwanderweg
    Gesäuse Hüttenrundwanderweg Photo: Stefan Leitner

Long-distance hikes in Upper Austria

In total there are about 166 long-distance hikes for you to discover within the region of Upper Austria. To get a first glimpse of what’s awaiting outdoor enthusiasts like you in Upper Austria, we created a short highlight list:
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Mitterkirchen – Grein Stage

The Donausteig - simply fabulous! Summit assault onto the Gobelwarte - one of the seven Donausteig-peaks. We are moving from the plains of fertile Machland over the promising Gobelwarte into the narrow Donaukerbtal (valley) of the Strudengaus.

Donausteig Stage 1_N03 Niederranna – Obermühl "Through the wonders of the Schlögener Schlinge"

The Donausteig-Simply amazing! At this stage we walk from the forested Niederranna Donauengtal (valley) over the rural Mühlviertler high plateau to the center of the deeply buried Schlögener Donauschlinge and then along the meandering River Danube to Obermühl.

Donausteig Stage 3_N07 Linz - Steyregg: „Summit assault in the Linzer Basin“

The Donausteig-simply fabulous! Summit assault onto the Pfenningberg (mountain) - one of the seven Danube climbing summits!

Donausteig Stage 3_S06 Linz - Enns: „Anton Bruckner and the perfekt Landscape symphony“

The Donausteif-simply fabulous! This stage leads us from Linz into the rural Linzer Basin through unique rural lanscape of the magnificent Traun-Enss-Riedellandes (region) past the Stift St. Florian to Enns.

Nibelungengau long distance trail 1: Sarmingstein - Persenbeug

It is nice to stroll along the waterfront in Persenbeug. The lake in Persenbeug-Gottsdorf is a good place for a refreshing dip into the water on hot summer days.

Dachstein circular hiking trail 3rd stage

From the Dachstein Südwandhütte via the glacier to the Guttenberghaus.

Donausteig Stage 1_N05 St. Martin - Aschach: „Through the romantic Pesenbachtal“

Donausteig-simply fabulous! On this stage, we walk from St. Martin on the rural plateau of the Mühlviertler Highlands through the wild and romantic Pesenbachtal (valley) down to Aschach an der Donau (Aschach on the danube). We discover the historic St.

Donausteig Stage 1_N02 Obernzell - Niederranna "Between the Danube and the High plateau"

The Donausteig-simply fabulous! On this stage, we follow the forested Durchbruchs­tal (valley) of the upper Danube - partly along the mighty Danube river, partly above on the rural plateau.

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